senate Bill S8574

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires property owners to dedicate certain residential units to rent regulated status following demolition and new construction or substantial renovation

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee


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May 10, 2018 referred to housing, construction and community development

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S8574 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd §26-512, NYC Ad Cd; amd §6, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974; amd §5, Emerg Hous Rent Cont L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S2252

S8574 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires property owners to dedicate certain residential units to rent regulated status following demolition and new construction or substantial renovation.

S8574 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8574 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  8574

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
  Community Development

AN  ACT  to  amend  the administrative code of the city of New York, the
  emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four and the emer-
  gency housing rent control law,  in  relation  to  requiring  property
  owners  to dedicate certain residential units to rent regulated status
  following demolition and new construction or substantial renovation

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  26-512 of the administrative code of the city of
New York is amended by adding a new subdivision g to read as follows:
  G. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW, RULE  OR  REGULATION  TO  THE
CONTRARY,  IF ALL OR A PORTION OF THE RENT REGULATED UNITS IN A RESIDEN-
TIAL BUILDING ARE RENDERED UNINHABITABLE OR ARE VACATED DUE  TO  DEMOLI-
TION  AND  NEW CONSTRUCTION OR TO SUBSTANTIAL RENOVATION CONDUCTED BY OR
ON BEHALF OF THE PROPERTY OWNER  UNDER  ANY  OF  THE  FOLLOWING  CIRCUM-
STANCES,   THE   PROPERTY  OWNER  SHALL,  UPON  COMPLETION  OF  THE  NEW
CONSTRUCTION OR RENOVATION OF THE BUILDING, DEDICATE TO  RENT  REGULATED
STATUS AN EQUAL NUMBER OF UNITS, OF SIZES EQUIVALENT TO THOSE VACATED OR
RENDERED  UNINHABITABLE,  AT  THE  RENT  AMOUNT  ALLOWABLE FOR THE UNITS
EXISTING PRIOR TO THE DEMOLITION OR RENOVATION:
  (1) DEMOLITION OR SUBSTANTIAL RENOVATION CONDUCTED AFTER THE  PROPERTY
OWNER  FILED AN APPLICATION FOR A BUILDING PERMIT WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF
BUILDINGS FALSELY  REPORTING  THAT  NO  TENANTS  OCCUPIED  THE  BUILDING
PROPOSED  FOR  DEMOLITION  OR  SUBSTANTIAL  RENOVATION, WHEN TENANTS, IN
FACT, DID OCCUPY THE BUILDING; OR
  (2) DEMOLITION OR  SUBSTANTIAL  RENOVATION  NECESSITATED  DUE  TO  THE
NEGLIGENCE OF THE OWNER AND/OR LANDLORD; OR
  (3)  DEMOLITION OR SUBSTANTIAL RENOVATION NECESSITATED BY ILLEGAL CODE
VIOLATIONS.
  § 2. Section 6 of section 4 of  chapter  576  of  the  laws  of  1974,
constituting  the  emergency  tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-
four, is amended by adding a new subdivision h to read as follows:
  H. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW, RULE  OR  REGULATION  TO  THE
CONTRARY,  IF ALL OR A PORTION OF THE RENT REGULATED UNITS IN A RESIDEN-

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